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Mercurian Tetrahedrite & Famatinite

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Mercurian Tetrahedrite & Famatinite

ex collection Franz Höchster
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
St Gertraudi, Brixlegg, Tyrol, Austria
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.3 × 3.4 cm
Description

Very rare, tiny famatinite crystals on 'schwazite' (synonym for mercurian tetrahedrite).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mercurian Tetrahedrite

Variety Of: 

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Formula: 
(Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Hardness: 
0.0

Famatinite

Formula: 
Cu3SbS4
Strunz: 
2.KA.10
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Sierra de Famatina, La Rioja, Argentina

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